MV Kuzma Minin

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Name: Kuzma Minin
Namesake: Kuzma Minin
Operator: Murmansk Shipping Company
Port of registry: Murmansk, Russia
Builder: Nordic Yards Warnemunde
Completed: 1980
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: Bulk carrier
Tonnage: 23,169 t DWT
Length: 180.5 m (592 ft)
Beam: 22.89 m (75.1 ft)
Draught: 6.7 m (22 ft)
Speed: 10.5 knots (19.4 km/h; 12.1 mph)

Kuzma Minin (Russian: Кузьма́ Ми́нин) is a bulk carrier, registered in Murmansk, Russia. The bulk carrier delivers cargo around northern Europe, and visits ports such as Arkhangelsk, Gdańsk, Riga and Port Talbot. The name is given to commemorate Kuzma Minin, a hero of Russian resistance during the Time of Troubles.


The single deck ship was built in 1980 by Nordic Yards Warnemunde of Rostock, Germany, and measures 180.5 metres (592 ft) by 22.89 metres (75.1 ft) with a deadweight tonnage of 23,169 tonnes.[1] The ship is registered in Murmansk and is operated by the Murmansk Shipping Company.[2]


On 18 December 2018 the ship ran aground off Gyllyngvase beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, but was re-floated the same day.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Kuzma Minin". Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Kuzma Minin". Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Russian cargo ship runs aground off Cornwall coast". BBC. 18 December 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Russian cargo ship refloated after running aground in Cornwall". Sky News. 18 December 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.

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